Intermediate Builds


Step up to the next level of scale modelling and learn new skills from experts in their field. The Intermediate Builds section brings together the latest and past features from Airfix Model World in one place - and it's fully searchable too using the drop-down menus below. Discover how to get the best from aircraft, military, maritime and auto kits right here.

Airfix 1/48 Mk 1 Spitfire Feature Premium

Britain’s Defender

Editor Stu Fone rediscovers the model desk with an aftermarket build of Airfix’s re-released 1/48 Spitfire Mk.Ia.

Clear Prop Gloster E39 Feature Premium

A Whittle Faster

Mike Grant ‘whittles’ styrene as he builds Clear Prop’s 1/72 Gloster Pioneer – the first British jet aircraft.

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Heller Toucan Van

Chris Clay adds an Irish touch to Heller’s recently tooled 1/24 kit of the classic French Fourgon van.

Tamiya M26 Pershing Feature Premium

America's Tiger

Dave Oliver builds Tamiya’s 1/35 M26 Pershing to represent machinery that provided the US military with a much-needed tank to take on the cutting edge of German armour.

Trumpeter Dragonfly Feature Premium


Trumpeter’s 1/48 Dragonfly receives a war-weary finish from Wayne Dippold, who builds it as a South Vietnamese Air Force airframe.